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Information about black coal concentrations with help of light absorption measurements

Information about black coal concentrations with help of light absorption measurements

Light absorption measurements on various wave lengths provide information about black coal concentrations as well as about their size and darkness.

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Researcher Aki Virkkula, tel. +358 29 539 2053, aki.virkkula@fmi.fi

Virkkula, A., Chi, X., Ding, A., Shen, Y., Nie, W., Qi, X., Zheng, L., Huang, X., Xie, Y., Wang, J., Petäjä, T., and Kulmala, M.: On the interpretation of the loading correction of the aethalometer, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8, 4415-4427, doi:10.5194/amt-8-4415-2015, 2015.

http://www.atmos-meas-tech-discuss.net/8/7373/2015/amtd-8-7373-2015.pdf


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